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ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 Schedule/Fixtures PDF

Two-time world champions the Windies will be the star fascination when 10 sides merge on Zimbabwe one month from now for the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018, to battle it out for the two outstanding spots in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The declaration marks 500 days to the ICC’s apex 50-over competition, which will be organized in the United Kingdom from 30 May to 15 July.

Ruler’s Sports Club and Bulawayo Athletic Club in Bulawayo, Harare Sports Club and Old Hararians Sports Club in Harare and Kwekwe Sports Club, Kwekwe, will share 34 coordinates between them from 4 to 25 March, with Harare Sports Club arranging the last.

The Windies, alongside Afghanistan, Ireland and Zimbabwe, had passed up a major opportunity for a programmed capability for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 by completing outside the top eight on the MRF Tires ICC ODI Team Rankings at the 30 September 2017 cut-off date. These four sides have been joined by Hong Kong, the Netherlands, Scotland and Papua New Guinea, who completed in the top four of the ICC World Cricket League Championship.

ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 Schedule

ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 Groups:

Group A: Windies (A1); Ireland (A2); Netherlands (A3); Papua New Guinea (A4); ICC World Cricket League Division 2 (WCL Div.2) winner (A5)

Group B: Afghanistan (B1); Zimbabwe (B2); Scotland (B3); Hong Kong (B4); ICC World Cricket League Division 2 (WCL Div.2) runners-up (B5)

ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 Fixtures (warm-up matches):

Tuesday, 27 February – Afghanistan v Windies, Harare Sports Club (HSC); Hong Kong v Netherlands, Old Hararians (OH); WCL Div.2 (winner) v WCL Div.2 (runners-up), Kwekwe (KK); Zimbabwe v Ireland, Queen’s Sports Club (QSC); Scotland v PNG, Bulawayo Athletic Club (BAC)

Thursday, 1 March – WCL Div.2 (winners) v Windies, Harare Sports Club (HSC); Afghanistan v Netherlands, Old Hararians (OH); Hong Kong v WCL Div.2 (runners-up), Kwekwe (KK); Scotland v Ireland, Queen’s Sports Club (QSC); Zimbabwe v PNG, Bulawayo Athletic Club (BAC)

Tournament Proper (first round):

Sunday, 4 March – PNG v WCL Div.2 winner, HSC; Ireland v Netherlands, OH; Zimbabwe v WCL Div.2 (runners-up), Queens Sports Club (QSC); Afghanistan v Scotland, BAC

Tuesday, 6 March – PNG v Ireland, HSC; Windies v WCL Div.2 (winner), OH; Zimbabwe v Afghanistan, QSC; Scotland v Hong Kong, BAC

Thursday, 8 March – Netherlands v WCL Div.2 (winner), HSC; Windies v PNG, OH; Scotland v WCL Div.2 (runners-up), QSC; Afghanistan v Hong Kong, BAC

Saturday, 10 March – Windies v Ireland, HSC; PNG v Netherlands, OH; Zimbabwe v Hong Kong, QSC; Afghanistan v WCL Div.2 (runners-up), BAC

Monday, 12 March – Windies v Netherlands, HSC; Ireland v WCL Div.2 (winners), OH; Hong Kong v WCL Div.2 (runners-up), QSC; Zimbabwe v Scotland, BAC

ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 Super Sixes

Thursday, 15 March – A1 v B1, HSC; A3 v B3, QSC; A5 v B4 (play-off), OH; A4 v B5 (play-off), KK

Friday, 16 March – A2 v B2, HSC

Saturday, 17 March – 9th/10th position play-off, OH; 7th/8th position play-off, KK

Sunday, 18 March – A2 v B3, HSC

Monday, 19 March – A1 v B2, HSC

Tuesday, 20 March – A3 v B1, HSC

Thursday, 22 March – A1 v B3, HSC; A3 v B2, OH

Friday, 23 March – A2 v B1, HSC

ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 Final

Sunday, 25 March – FINAL, HSC

The staying two sides for the Zimbabwe competition will be affirmed in Namibia from 8-15 February when Canada, Kenya, Namibia, Nepal, Oman and the United Arab Emirates will battle it out in the ICC World Cricket League Division 2, with the finalists getting a bit nearer to esteeming their fantasies of playing in the ICC Cricket World Cup.

Eighty-three teams had set out making a course for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 route in 2013 through the ICC World Cricket League, acquainted with giving the teams outside the top 12 important rivalries as a major aspect of the World Cup capability.

The 10 teams participating in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 are part of two gatherings of five teams. The Windies, Ireland, the Netherlands, Papua New Guinea and victors of the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 make up Group A, while Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Scotland, Hong Kong and sprinters up of the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 shape Group B.

Each side will play alternate teams in their gathering once with the top three from the gatherings advancing to the Super Six phase. The teams each play three Super Six matches against the sides they didn’t meet in the gathering stage. All focus won in the gatherings will be extended to the Super Six phase separated from those picked up against the last two from each gathering.

The finalists will both advance to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, while the Netherlands (ICC World Cricket League Championship victors) and the three most elevated completing Associate Members will acquire ODI status till 2022 upon the finish of the occasion.

Thusly, just matches between Afghanistan, Ireland, Hong Kong, Papua New Guinea, Scotland, the Windies, Zimbabwe and conceivably the United Arab Emirates (on the off chance that they qualify) will have ODI status in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018.

Hosts Zimbabwe will highlight on the opening day of the competition on 4 March when they will go up against the sprinters up from the Namibia competition at the Queen’s Sports Club, Bulawayo, while the Windies will square-off against the champs of the Namibia competition on 6 March at Old Hararians Cricket Club in Harare.

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ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 Schedule/Fixtures PDF

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